Articles relating to: books
It’s not all about the glamour when you’re a famous actress, as I find out when I chat to Holliday Grainger. “I was in Mauritius yesterday and now I’m in Blackburn,” she tells me.Read the full story..
As I write this, Australia is on fire while the South of England struggles with another bout of severe flooding.Read the full story..
At the time of writing, we’re five days into a new decade and our Prime Minister seems to be missing, we’re teetering on the edge of war and part of the world is literally on fire.Read the full story..
As we approach the end of 2019 (and the beginning of another decade) it’s tricky to remain optimistic – what with Brexit, a general election and a climate crisis. Nevertheless, this year wasn’t all fire and brimstone. If you’re a bookworm or a writer, 2019 was full of great news and excellent reads.Read the full story..
It was Philip K. Dick, burning amphetamines and racing for deadlines, who first staked out the paranoiac territory of fiction where rabbit holes lead to competing realities, a frontier colonised further by the likes of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror. Dick, however, had a parallel career, one more down to earth in all senses of that phrase, in which the dramas were firmly rooted in the incontestable every day.Read the full story..
This week a Twitter debate surfaced regarding the legitimacy of Young Adult fiction (and romance novels) being studied on a Higher Education course.Read the full story..
Albums are now commonly accepted as a bona fide art form, but make no mistake, some are more bona fide than others.Read the full story..
Did you know there’s a secret garden tucked away in an historic Manchester Library within walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens?Read the full story..
When it comes to novels, there’s an art to research.Read the full story..
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